CT Vaccine Rollout: 16 and up now eligible to register | News

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The coronavirus vaccine rollout is well underway in Connecticut.

  • As of March 19, people aged 45 and up became eligible.
  • Priority access was granted to those with certain medical conditions and intellectual disabilities on April 1.
  • All other adults were also able to make appointments on April 1.

People aged 16 and up were able to create a Vaccine Administration Management System, or VAMS, accounts on

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CT Vaccine Rollout: 16 and up can register April 1 | News

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The coronavirus vaccine rollout is well underway in Connecticut.

  • As of March 19, people aged 45 and up became eligible.
  • Priority access will be granted to those with certain medical conditions and intellectual disabilities on April 1.
  • All other adults will be able to make appointments on April 1.

People aged 16 and up were able to create a Vaccine Administration Management System, or VAMS, accounts

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CT Vaccine Rollout: 16+ can register April 1 | News

HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) – The coronavirus vaccine rollout is well underway in Connecticut.

  • As of March 19, people aged 45 and up became eligible.
  • Priority access will be granted to those with certain medical conditions and intellectual disabilities on April 1.
  • All other adults will be able to make appointments on April 1.

People aged 16 and up were able to create a Vaccine Administration Management System, or VAMS, accounts

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All adult Texans will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine starting March 29, state announces

Updated at 3:50 p.m. with new information throughout.

AUSTIN — Any adult in Texas can receive the COVID-19 vaccine beginning March 29, state officials announced Tuesday, a dramatic expansion of eligibility that would make the Lone Star State the largest in the country to open up shots to anyone.

The announcement comes less than two weeks after Texas expanded eligibility to people aged 50 and older and as the state

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Rutgers University to require Covid vaccine for students returning to campus in the fall

A worker prepares materials for vaccination at University Hospital’s COVID-19 vaccine clinic at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School in Newark, New Jersey, U.S., December 15, 2020.

Eduardo Munoz | Reuters

Rutgers University will require students returning to campus this fall to prove they’ve been vaccinated against Covid-19, becoming one of the first institutions in the U.S. to mandate the immunizations.

Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway announced the change Thursday, saying in

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Will the COVID vaccine rollout mean a return for Vt. concerts, fairs, festivals?

BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) – Gov. Phil Scott says he hopes Vermont can return to normal by July 4. But big events and concerts take months of planning. So is there still enough time to line some up for this spring and summer?

Current guidelines only allow up to two unvaccinated people or households to gather at one time. A concert or festival could never meet that standard. But with neighboring

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Israel Is a Covid-19 Vaccine Leader. Now Its Economy Is Improving.

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People eat in Jerusalem’s main market after authorities reopened restaurants, bars, and cafes to people who have proof that they were vaccinated.


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Israel has fully vaccinated more than half its population, getting shots in arms at a pace that is far ahead of any other nation. So what has it done for Israel’s economy?

The question is a vital one, as world leaders

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Want a vaccine appointment in Michigan? Here’s how

Eligibility and availability are increasing for the three federally approved COVID-19 vaccines, and so are the places where Michiganians can register to get a shot.

Michigan said Friday it’s expanding vaccination eligibility to all Michiganians 16 and older starting April 5. Also Friday, the Biden administration announced Friday that Detroit’s Ford Field will host a federally run mass vaccination site starting March 24, with the capability to vaccinate 6,000 people

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Vaccine event helps hundreds of Sun City residents get vaccinated

SUN CITY, AZ — It didn’t matter how they arrived or what they were driving. More than 500 people 55 and older who call Sun City home got their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine at Sundial Recreation Center Wednesday.

“It made life just so much more convenient just to be able to walk up, get my shot, walk home,” said Judy Bordson.

That’s the whole reason Maricopa County partnered

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At Peconic Recreation Center, a day long in the making as 1,000 doses of vaccine administered

For the hundreds of people who lined up at the Peconic Recreation Center Thursday morning to receive their first COVID-19 vaccination, the day was a miracle long in the making.

In fact, “miracle” was a word used by several people who heard about Stony Brook Eastern Long Island Hospital doing a one-day,

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Tensions over vaccine equity pit rural against urban America

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Rita Fentress was worried she might get lost as she traveled down the unfamiliar forested, one-lane road in rural Tennessee in search of a coronavirus vaccine. Then the trees cleared and the Hickman County Agricultural Pavilion appeared.

The 74-year-old woman wasn’t eligible to be vaccinated in Nashville, where she lives, because there were so many health care workers to vaccinate there. But a neighbor told her … Read More

Detroit expands COVID-19 vaccine eligibility again

Detroit — The city is expanding COVID-19 vaccine eligibility Friday to include all residents ages 60 and older regardless of any medical condition after a successful week, its chief operating officer said.

After the city expanded its “Good Neighbors” program Wednesday, more than 700 appointments have been scheduled at the TCF Center garage, the city said. This week was the first time the city expanded vaccinations to Metro Detroiters age

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How to book a COVID-19 vaccine appointment in Michigan

Feb. 24—As Michigan surpasses inoculating half a million residents, many are wondering how, and when, they can secure their own doses.

While the state has for weeks been focused on healthcare workers, long-term care residents and staff, people 65 and older, front-line essential workers, childcare and K-12 staff, eligibility is expected to open up to a larger number of Michiganians.

For example, employees in the food processing and agricultural industries

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List: RI cities, towns launching COVID-19 vaccine clinics for residents

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Some Rhode Island municipalities are updating their COVID-19 vaccine information as the state expands its eligibility.

While most cities and towns are still working to get residents 75 and older vaccinated, people 65 and older are now able to sign up for an appointment at state-run clinics and select CVS and Walgreens locations.

To make an appointment at the state-run site, visit VaccinateRI.org or call (844)

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When and where can I get COVID-19 vaccine in RI?

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — On Wednesday, Feb. 17, the R.I. Department of Health will release a registration link and phone number for eligible residents to book an appointment at one of the state’s mass vaccination sites.

The first two of those sites, located at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in downtown Providence and the former Citizens Bank headquarters in Cranston, are scheduled to open on Thursday.

Currently, people in the 75-and-older

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Some fitness trainers got vaccine as ‘health care workers’

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Some fitness trainers in California were able to get vaccinated against COVID-19 after state health officials created a loophole that helped them qualify as health care workers.

In January, the California Department of Public Health released updated guidelines on vaccination allocation that classified outdoor recreation as health care, the first tier eligible to get the vaccine along with people over 75. Some fitness clubs jumped at … Read More

Some fitness trainers got vaccine as ‘health care workers’

Some fitness trainers in California were able to get vaccinated against COVID-19 after state health officials created a loophole that helped them qualify as health care workers.

In January, the California Department of Public Health released updated guidelines on vaccination allocation that classified outdoor recreation as health care, the first tier eligible to get the vaccine along with people over 75. Some fitness clubs jumped at the chance

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The frantic race to curb racial inequities in L.A. vaccine distribution

Los Angeles, CA - February 09: Anthony Angulo, 71, center, waits for his turn to get COVID-19 vaccine at a mobile vaccination site launched by Los Angeles Councilman Curren Price Jr. at South Park Recreation Center on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2021 in Los Angeles, CA.(Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Anthony Angulo, 71, center, waits to get a COVID-19 vaccination at a mobile site at the South Park Recreation Center on Tuesday. (Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

In an ideal vaccine rollout, Althea Darby would have been able to schedule a COVID-19 immunization appointment quickly and effortlessly.

The South Los Angeles resident has high blood pressure, which puts her at increased risk for serious illness if she catches the

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R.I. seniors left frustrated by COVID-19 vaccine registration process

Lori DeLancey lives in Tennessee and spent the weekend trying to book an appointment for her 75-year-old mom, who has multiple comorbidities and lives in Smithfield, R.I. DeLancey logged in to the CVS vaccine portal just after midnight Saturday night and the registration form was not yet available.

She logged in again at 8:22 a.m. Sunday and filled out a registration form that consisted of a few pages’ worth of

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